Varsity Ventures

Founded 2015
Founders Edward Ng Jonathan Ng

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Total investments 3
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$500K
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.50
Lead investments 0
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
Summary

Varsity Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Stanford. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Varsity Ventures, startups are often financed by Archimedes Labs, ZhenFund, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Zillionize Angel, Social Capital, Scott Banister. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, World Innovation Lab (WiL), Qualcomm Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Energy, Mobile Payments. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sighten, Flirtey. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The current fund was established by Edward Ng, Jonathan Ng, Mahesh Agrawal.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Flirtey

Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Logistics
Robotics
Transportation
n/a
07 Sep 2015 United States, Reno

Sighten

Clean Energy
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Renewable Energy
SaaS
Software
Solar
1
$1M25 Jun 2015 United States, San Francisco

Goodtime Labs

Application Software
Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Baby
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Internet Retail
Machine Learning
Mobile
Mobile Payments
Payments
Predictive Analytics
Search Engine
1
01 Jun 2015 United States, Palo Alto

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